Concerts & Events

Come and experience the richness and diversity of the choral art form, joyously executed at the highest standard of musical excellence. 

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Main Concert Series

Motet Masters

03.09.2024 @ 7:30pm, Wellshire Presbyterian Church

03.10.2024 @ 3:00pm, First Plymouth UCC

Throughout the history of western choral music, the motet has been one of the most important forms of choral music. It helped move choral music from solo chant into the glorious polyphonic music of the Renaissance and Baroque period. Highly spiritual in nature, motets serve as both contemplative and joyous responses. In this program, Kantorei surveys the history of the motet, performing works of Renaissance composers Josquin des Prez and Giovanni Palestrina moving into the height of the Baroque period with Johann Sebastian Bach’s Lobet den Herrn (BWV 230). Also included on the program is Johannes Brahms melancholic Warum ist das Licht gegeben (Op. 74 No. 1) as well as examples of famous motets from the 20th and 21st centuries.

THE MUSIC OF M. ROGER HOLLAND, II

05.17.2024 @ 7:30pm, Wellshire Presbyterian Church

05.19.2024 @ 3:00pm, First Plymouth Congregational Church

As the finale of our three-year relationship with Roger Holland as our Artist-in-Residence, Kantorei will present the world premiere of a new ambitious multi-movement work blending styles and techniques drawn from both Euro-American art music and African American choral traditions.

Special Events

SWACDA WELCOME CONCERT

02.27.2024 @ 7:00pm, Trinity United Methodist Church

This is a free concert – seats are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Kantorei has accepted the prestigious invitation to perform the welcome concert of the 2024 Southwestern Division biennial conference of the American Choral Directors Association held in Denver. Joining Kantorei for this free concert is composer/pianist extraordinaire, Ola Gjeilo to perform his Dreamweaver. Featuring soprano Sarah Moyer and string orchestra and with texts by lyricist and Kantorei friend Charles Anthony Silvestri, Kantorei welcomes choral experts to the mile high city from Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas for a celebration of the choral artform at its very finest.

SALON: AN ENCHANTED EVENING

04.13.2024 @ 7:00pm, Menter Residence, Greenwood Village

Join us at the beautiful home of founding members Alex & Melissa Menter for an elegant evening. Sip on cocktails and enjoy amuse-bouches while your favorite singers entertain you with solos and small ensemble performances.

Funds raised support Kantorei’s Classroom Grant which provides grants to underfunded high school choral programs, and the Alison N. Roman Memorial Scholarship dedicated to assisting a talented senior BIPOC, Asian, or Latinx student in pursuing their musical dreams.

Our Salons are fundraising events. Ticket price for Salon is $100 ($80 tax-deductible) per attendee

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